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Bullock's oriole (male)
Icterus bullockii

Bullock's oriole (male)
Male bullock's oriole perched in an ironwood tree. Ajo, AZ. March 2008.
Bullock's oriole (male)
Bullock's oriole (male)

Size: 9 inches
Overall Color: yellow/orange
Occurrence: town
Diet: insects, fruit, nectar
Nest: hanging
Field Identification: black eye line, black head, neck, back and throat, wide white wing patch
Season: spring-summer


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 83 Icteridae (icterids)
Genus: Icterus
Species: bullockii

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